Kwankwaso Sets To Join Tinubu Government, holds four-hour meeting with Tinubu in Paris.

May 16, 2023

Tuesday May 16, 2023

President-elect, Bola Tinubu on Monday had a four hours meeting with Kwankwaso in France to discuss the potential involvement of Kwankwaso in his administration as he plans to form a “government of national unity” — which means giving certain positions to opposition parties.

According to TheCable, the meeting also discussed issues around the election of the legislative leaders ahead of the June 13 inauguration of the 10th national assembly.

The meeting also had Femi Gbajabiamila, Abdulmumin Jibrin in attendance while
Oluremi Tinubu, wife of President-Elect received Kwankwaso’s wife, Salamatu.

TheCable learnt that Tinubu and Kwankwaso reminisced on their relationship dating back to the national assembly in 1992.

According to The Cable, Kwankwaso agreed to join Tinubu’s government subject to consultations with the stakeholders on both sides.

Tinubu is expected to brief Kashim Shettima, the vice-president elect, APC governors forum and other party leaders while Kwankwaso will do same with his party leadership.

The Cable also learnt that Tinubu expressed concern over the strained relations between Abdullahi Ganduje, outgoing governor of Kano state, and Kwankwaso, and promised to broker peace between them.

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